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AIDS fatal question - Feedback from the UK

Dear Dr Young,I have read with profound disgust the question sent from the UK ("AIDS fatal").I write from London and, as much as in the States, losing your job because of Hiv is illegal and it should be challenged in court.The Disability...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you Fabrizio.I hope that your information reaches our previous poster.BY... Read more »

"Aids can be fatal"

I would agree with the previous submission relating to the original post. I know, without doubt,... Read more »


Re the above post from a British Citizen, the 1995 5 Disability Act was extended to include... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Interruptions in Antiretroviral Treatment Increases Risk of Developing AIDS-Related Diseases, Can Be Fatal, Study Says

Interruptions in an HIV-positive person's antiretroviral treatment regimen can increase the risk of developing AIDS-related diseases and sometimes can be fatal, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fear Battles Fatalism in Africa's AIDS Fight

Upwards of 5.6 million South Africans have HIV/AIDS. And in 2009, according to UNAIDS, 34 percent of the world's HIV-positive population lived in 10 countries in Southern Africa. New data suggest that people in several countries are altering their... Read more »
Positive Women's Network of the United States of America

Getting to Zero for Women: Violence Is the Fatal Flaw in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Oakland, Calif. -- Data released in 2012 shows a shocking correlation between violence, trauma, and poor health outcomes of women living with HIV in the U.S. HIV-positive women face disproportionate rates of violence and abuse, which too frequently... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Single Dose of Childbirth HIV Drug 'Can Be Fatal'

HIV-positive women given a single dose of nevirapine during labor to prevent mother-to-baby transmission face an increased risk of resistance to the drug and premature death if later treated with a regimen containing nevirapine, researchers said... Read more »
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A Fatal Kiss?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last week I visited a strip club and spent some time talking with a dancer at the bar. At the conclusion of our time, she kissed me on the lip .... actually lightly bit my bottom lip. No skin broken. But she left some saliva on my lip and I... Read more »

estoy fatal

Posted by jose_luis_perez, 1 Reply
el jueves deberia ir a hacerme las pruebas pero no se si ir . si puedo estar infectado preferiria no saberlo. por favor os lo pido exponedme un caso de como alguien se puede infectar por recibir sexo oral para poder descartar mi caso y... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Research

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. I think this is a great site! I am researching HIV and AIDS for a novel I am writing. The lead character, a hetero male, has found out that he is HIV+. This is a story about a courageous person fighting and living, and in the end, sorry to... Read more »

AIDS research losing its steam

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Almost twenty years and still no cure or effective treatment (most are too toxic). I think there needs to be a new approach to this mess. What do you think?

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